Irish Buffalo Creek facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsIrish Buffalo Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Rocky River|
|Main source||Kerr Creek divide
about 1.5 miles west of Five Points, North Carolina
850 ft (260 m)
|River mouth||Rocky River
about 3 miles northeast of Flows Store, North Carolina
498 ft (152 m)
|Length||21.89 mi (35.23 km)|
|Progression||south and southeast|
|River system||Pee Dee River|
|Basin size||110.35 square miles (285.8 km2)|
|Bridges||Saw Road, Cannon Farm Road, Enochville Road, W C Street, Pine Street, Mooresville Road, Rogers Lake Road, Orphanage Road, I-85, NC 73, US 29-NC 73, McGill Avenue, Cabarrus Avenue, Rutherford Street, Wilshire Avenue, US 601, NC 49, Zion Church Road, Flowes Store Road|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Buffalo Creek
Irish Buffalo Creek rises about 1.5 miles west of Five Points, North Carolina, and then flows south and southeast to join the Rocky River about 3 miles northeast of Flows Store.
Irish Buffalo Creek drains 110.35 square miles (285.8 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 404.66, and is about 33% forested.
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